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The Washington Post Peeps Show VII Winner Was Inspired by Twinkies

By: Meghan Young - Published: • References: washingtonpost and neatorama
It is that time of the year again: The Washington Post Peeps Show VII has arrived. As fine a assortment of adorable marshmallow dioramas as the previous years, they touch upon a variety of subject matters that range from the reproduction of oil paintings and controversial films to replicas of iconic landmarks and democratic institutions.

Nevertheless, the winner of The Washington Post Peeps Show VII was a tribute to a recent lost love. Titled 'Twinkie: Rest in Peeps,' it tugged on the heartstrings of the newsroom voters. Considering that this year saw over 650 entries, creators Leslie Brown and Lani Hoza of Charlottesville have a lot to be proud of. The Twinkies were buried next to other departed deserts including Ho Hos and fruit pies.